Novembre Named MacArthur Fellow
MacArthur Foundation recently awarded John Novembre (University of Chicago) a MacArthur Fellowship. Novembre is a computational biologist who develops novel data visualization and analysis techniques to investigate the correlations among genomic diversity, geography, and demographic structure. He participated in IPAM’s long program High-Throughput Genomics in 2011.
Novembre received his PhD in Integrative Biology and Computational Biology/Genomics at the University of California Berkeley in 2006. After completing a NSF postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Chicago, he joined the faculty of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California Los Angeles, before returning to Chicago as an associate professor in the Department of Human Genetics in 2013.